Museum Volunteers Needed!

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Last online: 10 months 1 day ago
Town: Ealing

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We are looking for lots of enthusiastic volunteers to spend time in Gunnersbury Park Museum's newly refurbished galleries and to help us tell our visitors why West London is great and what makes it's history fascinating!

This volunteer role will be based within the Visitor Experience Team in Gunnersbury Parks newly refurbished local history Museum. Gunnersbury Park Museum is housed in a beautiful Regency mansion and serves the local boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow. The Visitor Experience Team is comprised of the Volunteer and Visitor Experience Officer, the Visitor Assistants and a large group of volunteers and interns. This team is responsible for ensuring that a consistently excellent level of visitor experience is provided and that the day to day front of house aspects of the Museum run smoothly. Museum Volunteers are vital to ensuring that our visitors enjoy the Museum and its collections by adding a personal and relatable presence to every visit. These volunteers are eager to learn and will become well versed in our fascinating local history and enjoy enthusiastically sharing this information with our diverse range of visitors.

Please note that this role is voluntary and therefore unpaid, however Gunnersbury Park Museum is happy to be able to offer travel reimbursement up to a value of £8 upon proof of purchase, for each volunteer shift attended.

Responsibilities Include:

Invigilating our historic rooms and gallery spaces
Proactively engaging with all visitors
Learning and then enthusiastically sharing relevant information with visitors
Champion Gunnersbury Park and Museum, as well as its events and activities
If desirable, becoming involved with Tour Guiding and developing tour content

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